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Strategies To Cut Costs Without Cutting Ties
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Strategies To Cut Costs Without Cutting Ties

By On April 7, 2024

For businesses, maintaining profitability and financial stability is essential for long-term success. At times, this can lead to costs needing to be cut.  However, cost-cutting initiatives often evoke concerns about compromising values,… Read More

What Is The Small Business Superannuation Clearing House
Super

What Is The Small Business Superannuation Clearing House?

By On April 4, 2024

For small businesses in Australia, managing superannuation payments for employees can be a time-consuming and complex task. Super guarantee payments must be made quarterly, with the next due date being the 28… Read More

No More Shortcuts The Methods You Can Use To Claim WFH Expenses
Tax

No More Shortcuts: The Methods You Can Use To Claim WFH Expenses

By On March 25, 2024

Ensure you’re up to date on how to claim your working-from-home expenses! As the business landscape shifts back and forth between office, hybrid and home-based work opportunities, it’s important to remember what… Read More

Holiday Hustle Crafting Engaging Content for Aprils Festive Occasions
Business

Holiday Hustle: Crafting Engaging Content for April’s Festive Occasions

By On March 20, 2024

As April rolls around, businesses have a perfect opportunity to refresh their content marketing strategies and engage with their audience in new and exciting ways. With the changing season and various events… Read More

Choosing The Right Super Fund For Your Needs
Super

Choosing The Right Super Fund For Your Needs

By On March 13, 2024

Selecting the right superannuation fund is a crucial decision that can significantly impact your financial future in retirement. With numerous options available, it’s essential to understand the key factors to consider when… Read More

Fringe Benefits Tax Considerations For Australian Businesses
Tax

Fringe Benefits Tax Considerations For Australian Businesses

By On March 3, 2024

For businesses operating in Australia, navigating the intricacies of the Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) is essential to ensure compliance with tax regulations and minimise financial liabilities. FBT is a tax paid on… Read More

Common Challenges Businesses Face And Strategies To Face Them With
Business

Common Challenges Businesses Face (And Strategies To Face Them With)

By On February 26, 2024

Starting and running a business is an exhilarating journey filled with opportunities for growth and success. However, along the way, entrepreneurs inevitably encounter trials and tribulations that test their resilience and determination.… Read More

Closing The Gap Gender Superannuation
Super

Closing The Gap: Gender & Superannuation

By On February 18, 2024

There exists a persistent and concerning gender gap in superannuation. Women often find themselves disadvantaged compared to their male counterparts when building wealth for their golden years. Superannuation plays a crucial role… Read More

Explaining The New Reporting Regime For The Sharing Economy
Tax

Explaining The New Reporting Regime For The Sharing Economy

By On February 12, 2024

The Sharing Economy Reporting Regime (SERR) represents a significant development in Australia’s tax landscape, requiring certain businesses operating in the sharing economy to report specific transactions to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).… Read More

Crafting Your Own New Years Business Resolution In
Business

Crafting Your Own New Year’s Business Resolution In 2024

By On February 4, 2024

With business operations underway, a new calendar year presents a perfect opportunity for entrepreneurs and business professionals to reflect on the past and set the stage for future success. Crafting a meaningful… Read More

How The Small Business CGT Concessions Could Boost Your Super
Super

How The Small Business CGT Concessions Could Boost Your Super

By On January 29, 2024

As a small business owner gearing up for retirement, selling your business can be a strategic move to give your nest egg that final boost. However, navigating the intricacies of selling a… Read More

Understanding Non Assessable Non Exempt NANE Income Through Disaster Grants
Tax

Understanding Non-Assessable Non-Exempt (NANE) Income Through Disaster Grants

By On January 21, 2024

The recent spate of extreme weather events during the summer in various parts of Australia has presented unprecedented challenges for small businesses. As a result, the pressing concerns they face may not… Read More

Chasing Up End Of Year Invoices
Business

Chasing Up End Of Year Invoices

By On December 17, 2023

As the calendar year draws to a close, businesses often find themselves in a familiar but often challenging position – chasing invoices. A healthy cash flow is the lifeblood of any business,… Read More

Rightsizing Your Lifestyle The Art of Property Downsizing
Super

Rightsizing Your Lifestyle: The Art of Property Downsizing

By On December 10, 2023

As retirees embrace a new phase in their lives, the concept of property downsizing is gaining momentum as a strategic and rewarding financial move. Downsizing isn’t just about reducing square footage; it’s… Read More

Unlocking the Secrets of Deductions A Holiday Home Owners Essential Checklist
Tax

Unlocking the Secrets of Deductions: A Holiday Home Owners’ Essential Checklist

By On December 3, 2023

It’s essential for property owners to understand the intricacies of deductions associated with their cherished holiday retreats. However, as the holiday season approaches, they may find that their holiday retreats become a… Read More

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